Shot posing alongside a placid lake, 20-year-old hopeful Aranesa will sing for "empowerment" on the thirteenth season of American Idol. The photogenic singer is one of a series of images that will be displayed on billboards promoting the Fox show.
Bianca, 23, draws inspiration from her son as she sets her sights on becoming the next American Idol. The young mother's determination to make a life for her boy is one of several images that will be used in a new marketing campaign to be launched by the Fox show.
Competing on season 13 is15-year old student Brandon, who poses in front of an upright piano as he ponders his future as an American Idol.
Barista Danielle serves up coffee and inspiration but yearns "to be heard," conveys the marketing campaign for season 13 of American Idol.
Gary, a 21 year-old rancher,strums a guitar and hopes to "inspire" on the new season of American Idol.
Worship leader Jacob, 20, jams on the drums with his band as he prepares to compete on season 13 of American Idol.
Richie, 22, is a musician who sings to "touch the world." Perhaps as the next American Idol.
Is the next American Idol 20-year-old waitress Michelle? Fans of the Fox show will find out soon enough. Season 13 premieres on Jan. 15, 2014.
After blind auditions, two rounds of battles and the mentorship of Coldplay's Chris Martin, coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Usher and Shakira pick their top three singers to vie for viewers' votes. View gallery
"Homeland's" Nicholas Brody became the latest casualty in a long line of shows -- from "M*A*S*H" to "ER" to "Walking Dead" -- that have offed main characters in the middle of a series run. View gallery